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THE COMPLETE ANGLER OR THE CONTEMPLATIVE MAN'S RECREATION. BEING A DISCOURSE OF RIVERS FISH-PONDS FISH AND FISHING ... AND INSTRUCTIONS HOW TO ANGLE FOR A TROUT OR GRAYLING IN A CLEAR STREAM WITH ORIGINAL MEMOIRS AND NOTES BY SIR HARRIS NICOLASDescription
Second edition, in two volumes. Illustrated with 61 beautiful engravings from designs by Stothard and Inskipp. Royal 8vo. (255 mm); handsomely bound in full green morocco, super extra gilt spines, gilt tooling to sides and dentelles, by Riviere. Printed on good paper with ample margins; all edges gilt. A Very Fine copy. With coloured armorial bookplates of Sir Evan Davies Jones (1859-1949), engineer on the Severn Tunnel and Manchester Ship Canal, also noted collector of Welsh bookplates; and Oswald Lewis (1887-1966), owner of John Lewis Stores. With presentation inscription from JWK Eyton to his friend Samuel Timmins, dated 27 December 1866.Price